EcoNews — Send your letter for climate action, floods in the changing climate, supporting strong environmental assessments, and oh so many upcoming events

In this edition of EcoNews, we invite you to use our helpful letter-writing tool to call on Premier Blaine Higgs to get serious about climate solutions; we share some thoughts from our Freshwater Campaigner about flooding in our changing climate; we … [Read more...]

EcoNews — Keeping a close eye on Irving, the growing costs of climate change, and back in the fight to keep N.B. frack-free

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you strong reaction from Environment Canada and our Fundy Baykeeper as a plea deal is reached in Irving Pulp and Paper's latest pollution case; we bring you a great read — and timely reminder — that the moratorium … [Read more...]

We need to be vigilant: Corbett on contaminated flood waters

 Our Executive Director, Lois Corbett, appeared on CBC New Brunswick’s evening news broadcast, Shift NB, and CBC’s The National on May 7 to comment on contaminants in the floodwaters wreaking havoc across the province. As floodwaters continued to … [Read more...]

Tell us your flood story

Extreme flooding is currently affecting communities and families along the St. John River, with evacuations ordered for some areas in Edmundston, Bathurst, Fredericton and Maugerville. As part of our ongoing research into how New Brunswickers deal … [Read more...]

Mayors who preserve wetlands save big bucks, study finds

A new report says Canada’s cities and towns should leave wetlands intact if they want to save money when it comes to damages brought on by flooding linked to climate change. As we already know, wetlands, including our bug-ridden bogs, marshes and … [Read more...]

EcoNews – Passing the Puck Forward & Closing Fracking Loopholes

This edition of EcoNews includes the wise words of Louise Comeau and Matt Abbott on the Energy East pipeline, Lois Corbett on the New Brunswick government's decision to close a fracking legal loophole and protect municipal drinking water systems, … [Read more...]